The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 15 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs citing BGP 13 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.70% 7.38% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.08% 25.35% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 7
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 71 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.82% 29.10% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 44 69 33
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region.

BGP Salary Trend in Bedford

BGP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

BGP Salary Histogram in Bedford

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for BGP.

1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) CCSA
1 17 (100.00%) CCSE
1 17 (100.00%) Network Security
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 17 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 17 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Wireshark
3 11 (64.71%) CCDP
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (64.71%) tcpdump
4 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
4 6 (35.29%) CA
4 6 (35.29%) F5
4 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
5 5 (29.41%) Presales
5 5 (29.41%) Network Management
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
5 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) Network Security
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) tcpdump
3 11 (64.71%) Wireshark
4 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Consultant
1 11 (64.71%) Network Consultant
2 10 (58.82%) Network Security Consultant
2 10 (58.82%) Security Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Check Point Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
2 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CCNP
1 17 (100.00%) CCSA
1 17 (100.00%) CCSE
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCDP
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CA
2 6 (35.29%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft